consultant family mediator
Sally was a Family Solicitor from 1988 until October 2021. Her practice covered all aspects of the law relating to families and as a mediator she remains committed to resolving issues in a positive, cost-effective manner.
She has wide experience of:
Sally was a member of the Law Society’s Children Panel and has represented children in court proceedings for thirty years. She was a consultant to the CAFCASS High Court Legal Team. She is a member of Resolution.
Sally joined Black Graf LLP in 2015 from Hodge Jones and Allen LLP, where she was a partner in the Family Team and she remains part.
Sally is an experienced Family Mediator, qualified to consult with children in the mediation process. She has been mediating from 1999. She is able to provide Mediation Intake Assessment Meetings. She is committed to working impartially to help couples reach mutually acceptable solutions without the intervention of the court process.
Sally is a qualified psychotherapist and a member of the United Kingdom Council of Psychotherapists. She is the Secretary of the Critical Psychotherapy Network.
Sally has published articles in the Resolution Review (on integration of modalities for the Family Client), in the European Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy, and in Self and Society.
She has lectured on Anxiety, The Death of Love, Working with Domestic Abuse, Anger in the Mediation Room, and Psychotherapy for Solicitors.
She has led support groups for a voluntary organisation working with people estranged from family